Search heats up for missing hiker near Mount Hood

MOUNT HOOD VILLAGE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve found the car of a missing hiker near a Mount Hood ranger station.

KATU-TV reports that 55-year-old Diana Bober, of Gresham, has been missing since Aug. 29. She’s described as an avid hiker.

Deputies say her car was discovered near the Zigzag Ranger Station on Saturday, and search and rescue teams with trained dogs were out looking for her on Sunday.

Authorities are also hoping to identify two hikers who dropped off a backpack at the ranger station on Aug. 30. They say they now believe the backpack is Bober’s, and they’re hoping the hikers who found it will get in touch and let them know where they found it, to give searchers a better indication of her last known location.